Safeguard Security and Communications, a central station monitoring services company out of Scottsdale, Ariz. which was founded in 1958, picked up the five-diamond certification from the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) in August.
The certification honors the company for having all of its monitoring employees go through an individual certification process by the CSAA. The training and certification focuses on training the station's operators to effectively work with both law enforcement, fire and emergency staff members as well as customers.
There are estimated to be approximately 2,700 central stations in the United States, an less than 100 of those have obtained the CSAA five-diamond certification.
â€œThis is an important recognition for Safeguard because it underscores our professionalism and commitment to the people and communities we serve,â€ said Safeguard Chief Executive Officer John Jennings in a prepared statement after they received the certification. â€œOur Secure Operations Center staff plays a vital role in the safety and security of our clients. Itâ€™s important that they be highly trained and capable of handling any situation that comes in."
Safeguard is online at www.safeguard.us.